January is National Blood Donor Month.

 

January is National Blood Donor Month.

Did you know it can take 100 pints of blood to save the life of a single car accident victim? Celebrate National Blood Donor Month and help save a life today. Make 2020 the year you commit to donating blood on a regular basis. This practice will not only be good for your community, but also for your own health. Check out some of the many benefits of donating blood.

 Benefits of Giving Blood:
1. Reduce iron overload
2. Replenish your blood cells
3. Lower risks of heart attack
4. Lower risks of some types of cancer
5. Keep your liver healthy
7. Reveal potential health issues
8. Help a member of your community

To donate in your area, check out these national websites:

America's Blood Centers: https://americasblood.org/for-donors/find-a-blood-center/

American Red Cross: https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/find-drive

AABB: http://www.aabb.org/…/donation/Pages/Blood-Bank-Locator.aspx

Or, contact a local hospital to donate through them.

 

Remember: "Every good deed is a charity." - Muslim 1005

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